Artwork Specifications How to send us print-ready artwork

To avoid any delays in the printing process, please ensure you follow the following rules when sending us artwork to print.  Remember that the quality of your print greatly depends on the quality of your artwork.  Although we cannot be held responsible for any errors on artwork provided by our clients, we try our best to check all the files before it goes to production to ensure that your print is perfect!

 

Important Details

1. Convert all Text to Curves

2. Don't use Spot Colours

3. All Vector Objects as CMYK

4. All Raster Objects as RGB

5. Include all Font Files

6. Include all source images

Colour Management

To ensure accurate production of graphics, please supply us with Pantone reference numbers for all spot colours.

Colours are matched digitally and compared to the pantone reference. This ensures colour matching as close as possible to the original. If Pantone colours are not available, please supply a hard copy of a colour swatch / printed sample where we can work from.

Be assured that you will get accurate colour matching time and time again.  All settings and colours are saved in a database for future use! 

 

 

Be Clear! Make sure you get exactly what you need


 Please include all possible information when requesting a quotation, or when placing an order.  The following can be very important:

1.  Type of application

2.  Typical use of product

3.  Intended substrate of use

4.  Lamination options

5.  Print & Cut / Print / Cut

6.  Standard quality print / High quality print

7.  Finishing instructions.

 

 

Upload & Electronic Channels How to send us files


 

We try to make this process as simple as possible, so here is a list of all channels you can use to get artwork to us.

1.  Email documents smaller than 20mb to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2.  Use dropbox! - Upload to your dropbox account and share the folder with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3.  Use a file upload service like www.filegooi.co.za

4.  Call us for ftp settings should you have big files you need to share bigger than 300mb

 

For more information please Contact us

 

 

What to send List of supported artwork formats

CorelDraw Files

 

Supported Versions:

  • X3
  • X4
  • X5
  • X6

Photoshop Files

 

Supported Versions:

  • CS3
  • CS4
  • CS5

Illustrator Files

 

Supported Versions:

  • CS3
  • CS4
  • CS5

Other File Types

 

Other File Types:

  • .pdf
  • .eps
  • .tiff / .jpg